Week 9. Things to check out in Calgary this week!! Feb 24-March 2

     

    Calgary Flames vs Los Angeles Kings. 555 Saddledome Rise SE. Thursday, February 27, 2014 – 7:30pm. Price: Prices range from $49.50 – $315.50.

    See the Calgary Flames go head to head with the Los Angeles Kings!   On Thursday February 27th 2014 at 7:30PM the Calgary Flames take on the Los Angeles Kings at the Scotiabank Saddledome. For the full game schedule and ticket information, click here.

     

    Noteworthy Nights-Aint We Got Fun. 1900 Heritage Drive SW. Friday, February 28, 2014 – 6:00pm-11:00pm. Price:$69.95 per evening. Purchase all three and save 20%

    Heritage Park’s Noteworthy Nights dinner and music series returns with three new exiting evenings, in a new location for 2014! Experience the jazz age with the Roaring Twenties Band in the beautiful Gasoline Alley Museum. You’ll believe you’re at one of Jay Gatsby’s opulent weekend parties. Before breaking into the Charleston, dine on a 1920s inspired lavish four-course plated menu in the casually elegant Selkirk Grille. To reserve your spot, click here

     

    James & the Giant Peach. 375 Bermuda Drive NW. Friday, February 28, 2014 – 7:00pm. Price: Adults: $25, Children: $20

    James lives with Aunt Sponge and Aunt Spiker, the most revolting Aunts in England. They make him work and slave and never let him play with other children. Then one day he meets a mystical old man who gives him a bag that contains the strongest magic the world has ever known. When James accidentally spills the bag near an old peach tree, the most incredible things start to happen – and James embarks on the adventure of a lifetime with the most amazing group of characters you could ever meet! RUNNING TIME: Two Act Play – 120 minutes with intermission RECOMMENDED FOR AGES: 6 & Up. For more information click, James

     

    CrossCurrents. 2140 Pumphouse Ave SW.Friday, February 28, 2014. Runs until March 1, 2014. Price:General $27

    CrossCurrents is a contemporary and jazz dance performance that displays the work of 6 professional Calgary choreographers and one guest choreographer. This unique show features 11 talented and versatile dancers from the Calgary community. The inspiration for this project stemmed from the desire for jazz and contemporary dancers and choreographers to collaborate together on one project. CrossCurrents is accessible to experienced and non-experienced dance viewers of all ages. For tickets, Dance

     

    Lolita’s Just Jazz featuring the Carsten Rubeling Quartet. 1413 – 9th Avenue SE. Friday, February 28, 2014 – 9:00pm. Price:$15.00

    Come listen to live Jazz at Calgary’s brand new Jazz venue Lolita’s Lounge. Lolita’s Just Jazz Concert series will run every Friday night at 9pm with doors opening at 6pm for dinner. On February 28 2014 we are excited to present trombonist Carsten Rubeling and his quartet. For more information and tickets, click Lolita’s

     

    Theatre Calgary’s Night With The Stars.  TELUS Convention Centre – Macleod Hall. March 2, 2014 – 5:30. Price:$200

    Mr. Jay Gatsby and Theatre Calgary are inviting you to  ‘Night With The Stars – A Gatsby Affair.’ Dress in your Gatsby party gear, walk the red carpet, enjoy the starstuck bars and roving feasts, be entertained by the uniquely elegant live and silent auctions, while watching the live broadcast of the 86th Annual Academy Awards. For tickets click, Gatsby

     

    Ethnic Heritage Ensemble of Chicago.  Festival Hall – 1215 10th Ave SW Starts:Saturday, March 1, 2014 – 19:00 Ends:Saturday, March 1, 2014 – 21:00 Price:$25 advance / $28 door

    The Ethnic Heritage Ensemble balances tradition and innovation. With origins in the early ‘70s after renowned percussionist, composer, poet, prolific jazz innovator – plus actor and clothing designer – Dr. Kahil El’Zabar performed with Art Ensemble of Chicago members and then Stevie Wonder, Cannonball Adderley and Nina Simone and others. Current tenor saxophonist Ernest Dawkins, who balances grooves and a sense of free adventure, joined in 1997. Trumpeter Corey Wilkes, born a few years after the band’s founding, straddles funk and free jazz; critical skills as he filled the late Lester Bowie’s shoes in the Art Ensemble of Chicago.

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